Roman Republic, Q. Sicinius and C.†Coponius, c. 49 B.C.
In Roman Coins and Their Values, Millennium Edition, Volume One, David Sear notes, "Sicinius now strikes as a moneyer in exile in the East, having fled Italy with Pompey following Caesar's invasion. The Coponius commanded the Pompeian fleet."RR74520. Silver , 1, 939, †444/1a, 413, Nice VF, beautiful , attractive , 3.965 g, maximum 17.7 mm, 180o, Pompeian traveling mint, c.†49†B.C.; Q∑SICINIVS†III∑VIR, diademed of right, below; C∑COPONIVS†∑PR∑S∑C, Nemean lion's skin draped over club, arrow left, bow right; $350.00 (Ä308.00)
, and Prefect of the Fleet, Executed 35 B.C., Janiform of
Struck in by , the younger son of . During the civil war following the assassination of , he gathered a fleet that controlled the Mediterranean and seized . He was eventually defeated by and , and was put to death in 35 B.C.
SL76671. Bronze as, 1044 - 1044b, II Spain 95 - 103, 479/1, 16, 336, 671, 1394, NGC F, strike 4/5, surface 2/5, perhaps imitative (3763262-008), 18.83 g, maximum 28.5 mm, 0o, uncertain Sicilian mint, c. 43 - 36 B.C.; laureate janiform with the features of , (or similar) above; prow of galley right, above, IMP below; $175.00 (Ä154.00)
, , murdered in 48 B.C., minted by his son
Struck by after his over Salvidienus and relates to his acclamation as the Son of Neptune. Although was the supreme naval commander, had the Senate declare him a public enemy. He turned to piracy and came close to defeating . He was, however, defeated by at the naval battle of Naulochus (3 September 36 B.C.). He was executed by order of in 35 B.C.SH51515. Silver
, 1392, 17, 1344, 511/3a, 93, VF, banker, 3.779 g, maximum 17.8 mm, 45o, Sicilian mint, 42 - 40 B.C.; MAG.PIVS.IMP.ITER, of right between jug and ; PRAEF CLAS ET ORAE , Neptune right foot on prow, flanked by the , Anapias and Amphinomus, with their parents on their shoulders; ; SOLD
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